Thomas Osborne, a native of Tennessee, attended Cleveland Ohio’s Glenville High School, and has a Bachelor of Science in Art Education from Central State University (Ohio) and a Master of Education degree from Ashland University (Ohio). He has taught Visual Art in the public schools of Michigan and Ohio. Guiding young artists, in their varied styles and techniques, has been rewarding in that many have achieved high levels of success. He also has 8 years as Program director for Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland. Thomas Osborne has retired from teaching and enjoys painting, writing, photography, golf and fishing. He has been the proprietor of 3 art galleries. T. Osborne Dillingham Gallery, (Detroit); American Home Accents, Richmond Mall (Cleveland); and T. Osborne fine Art Gallery and Gifts (Maple Hts. Ohio). Mr. Osborne’s artistry is now manifesting itself in writing and illustrating imaginative stories for children. His latest - “Four Seasons Of Ricky Raindrop”.